Showing posts with label Pentagon. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pentagon. Show all posts

Wednesday, March 8, 2023

Pentagon Trying to Fit US Missiles to Ukrainian Jets

The Pentagon is looking into the possibility of installing US-made missiles on Soviet-era MiG fighter jets, used by Ukraine in its conflict with Russia, two Department of Defense officials and another person familiar with the matter told POLITICO.

Saturday, February 18, 2023

US ends search of two objects shot down in February

The United States has ended search operations for two objects it shot down earlier this month in the aftermath of downing a suspected Chinese spy balloon, according to a statement released by the Pentagon.

Wednesday, February 8, 2023

China refused call with Pentagon after downing of suspected spy balloon, says US

 Beijing rejected a request for a secure call between Pentagon chief Lloyd Austin and his counterpart on the day an American warplane shot down a suspected Chinese surveillance balloon, a US Department of Defense spokesman said Tuesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2023

Pentagon Sending US Arms Stored In Israel To Ukraine - Reports

The US Department of Defense is tapping into a vast stockpile of US ammunition in Israel, which provides arms and ammunition for the Pentagon to use in middle East conflicts, to help meet Ukraine's need for artillery shells in the conflict with Russia, The New York Times reported citing US and Israeli officials.

Thursday, December 1, 2022

Pentagon chief warns Turkey against new military invasion in Syria

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on Wednesday told his Turkish counterpart of his "strong opposition" to a new Turkish military invasion in Syria and voiced concern over the escalating situation in the county, the Pentagon said.

Wednesday, October 5, 2022

US supplies of heavy weapons to Kiev seal its status of conflict party — ambassador - TASS

Washington’s decision to continue its arms supplies to Kiev seals its status of a participant in the conflict, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said on Wednesday.

Sunday, September 25, 2022

Pentagon Aware Of Reports Ukraine Received NASAMS Air Defense Systems

 A Pentagon spokesperson told Sputnik on Sunday that he is aware of reports that Ukraine received the US-supplied National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) air defense system but could not provide more information at this time.

Saturday, August 6, 2022

China Ignores Pentagon Phone Calls: Report

As China continues its rapid military drills around Taiwan in retaliation for US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s provocative visit to the island this week, senior Chinese military officials are refusing to heed calls from their Pentagon counterparts, according to Politico.

Saturday, July 30, 2022

Pentagon: Kyiv "did not want" to strike at the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka


If Ukrainian militants struck at the pre-trial detention center in Yelenovka, then they did it "unintentionally." This statement was made on July 29 by a senior Pentagon official.

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Pentagon approves plan to treat Ukrainian troops at US-Germany hospital

The Pentagon formally approved in late June a plan to help treat wounded Ukrainian troops at a US military hospital in Germany, a defense official said on Tuesday.

Friday, May 6, 2022

Friday, February 4, 2022

State Department refuses to provide evidence over Russia’s video fabrication about Ukraine - TASS

State Department spokesman Ned Price spoke at a press briefing on Thursday, making a statement about the preparation of the fabricated video by Russia about the events in Ukraine, but refused to provide any evidence on this matter.

UK foreign secretary condemns alleged Russian plot to use fake attack to invade Ukraine - UrduPoint

 UK Foreign Secretary Liz Truss has described the Pentagon's statement about Russia's alleged preparations for releasing a fake video for a pretext for an invasion of Ukraine as "shocking."

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

US Wants Russia To Explain Military Buildup Near Ukraines Border - Pentagon - UrduPoint

Military Buildup Near Ukraines Border

The US wants Moscow to give more information and explain the buildup of military forces near the Russian border with Ukraine, Pentagon spokesperson John Kirby said on Wednesday.

Saturday, August 21, 2021

Pentagon Breaks with Biden, Says Al-Qaeda Still in Afghanistan - FARS

Pentagon Breaks with Biden, Says Al-Qaeda Still in Afghanistan

(FNA)- The Pentagon broke Friday with US President Joe Biden's assessment that Al-Qaeda is "gone" from Afghanistan after 20 years of US-led operations.

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Pentágono bloquea información sobre operaciones militares actuales a equipo de Biden - Sputnik Mundo

Pentágono bloquea información sobre operaciones militares actuales a equipo de Biden

El Pentágono impidió que miembros del equipo del presidente estadounidense, Joseph Biden, obtuvieran información sobre las operaciones militares actuales, informó la publicación Politico.

Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Biden picks retired general Lloyd Austin as first Black Pentagon chief - FRANCE24

 Lloyd Austin, who led US troops into Baghdad in 2003 and rose to head the US Central Command, has been chosen by President-elect Joe Biden to be the first African-American secretary of defence, US media reported Monday.

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